Our 2015 Annual Report is out!


In 2015 the C3 team has worked extensively on perfecting the C3 Accelerator Program, expanding to other geographies, launching new online platforms, and developing a governance structure that protects our social mission in the long term. Looking forward to many more achievements in 2016!

To know more details, please check our Annual Report HERE and please send us your comments and ideas!…

5 Social Businesses We Love In MENA and Why

Article published in Barakabits

At BarakaBits, we are constantly overtaken by the thousands of entrepreneurs working day and night to make a difference in the Middle East and North Africa. Working to empower Palestinian women in refugee camps, providing sustainable energy sources through DIY kits, or democratizing education through mobile softwares, these 5 social businesses make it to the top of our list.

1) SEP,…

Social Investors, Social Activists And Social Ventures Talk Back: What’s Happening In MENA?

Article published in  Entrepreneur Middle East

In analyzing the capital flow for social enterprises, the picture behind this reality around the world adjusts depending on what region you go to. In the western markets such as the U.S. or Europe, capital structures are becoming more inclusive for social enterprises. But what’s happening in regions such as MENA?
Badr Jafar – Crescent Group
“It’s tough. The funding circles…

Measuring social impact – Special Report

Article published in Gulf Marketing Magazine

Social Return on Investment – A methodology helping organisations evaluate the social, economic and environmental outcomes of their activities in monetary terms, is gaining traction in the Middle East. When the modern institution of the company evolved, it was faced with a difficult balancing act. At one end of the see-saw was profit, the catalyst for sweeping…

C3 as a ‘Changes’ Driver’ in the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in the Arab States

C3 has been recognized as a ‘Changes’ Driver’ by the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in the Arab States – Beirut: a study on ‘Youth innovation and social inclusion: social responsibility of Arab entrepreneurs in the time of the climate change’ has been published as a result of a two-day regional workshop organized in April 2013 by UNESCO Beirut targeting a group of young Arab…